New Keys to the White House index model: Clinton and Trump in a dead heat
The Keys to the White House model released an updated forecast of the election result. It currently predicts a two-party vote share of 51.5% for Clinton, and 48.5% for Trump.
Putting the results in context
As any other method, index models are subject to bias. Hence, you should not be too confident the results of an individual index model. At least, one should check how a index model's results compare to benchmark forecasts.
Results in comparison to other index models
An average of recent index models has Clinton at 53.8% of the two-party vote. In comparison to numbers in the Keys to the White House index model Clinton's index model average is 2.3 percentage points better.
Results compared to the combined PollyVote forecast
The latest PollyVote anticipates Clinton to gain 52.8% of the two-party vote. The results of the Keys to the White House model for Clinton are thus 1.3 percentage points below the combined PollyVote.